Scholars

The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors. 

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Elizabethtown College announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them the recognition of being included on the dean’s list. Students on the dean’s list are full-time undergraduate students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.60 or higher in 14 or more credit hours, of which at least 12 credits are letter-graded course work. Local members of the dean’s list are Jessica Fein, a class of 2019 music therapy major; Hope McQuoid, a class of 2021 psychology major; and Christopher Reed, a class of 2022 engineering major.

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Local students have been named to the dean’s list at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken.

Dean’s list members are Klaudio Mehmeti (biochemistry major); Valeriia Gurtovaia and Angeli Thomas (biology); Rita-Anne Falconio, Vy Ngo and Sharon Shaji (biomedical sciences); David Broytman (biomedical sciences and neurology); Lily Zeng (medical laboratory sciences); Hayden Sando and Margaret Smith (neuroscience); Sabrina Ahmadzai and Alexander Chokas (pharmaceutical and healthcare business); Annsu Nellikala (health science); Delaney McDonnell, Tessa Glennon and Caleigh Noss (doctor of occupational therapy students); Alicia Alex, Simone Avratiner, Richie Chan, Andria Dang, Zoya Kakar, Jeffrey Laov, Ina Pajo, Juliette Reinsel, Ada Shehu, James Abraham, Julia Chang, Joseph Dantes, Hannah Higgins, Jenny James, Jenna Januszka, Kelvin Lu, John McCrane, Nancy Reji, Taylor Ruppe and Zixuan Yang (doctor of pharmacy students); Jeffy Mathew, Victoria Ngo, Anitha Alias, Patrick Carr, Lena Idrissi, Tammy Megedyuk, Nicholas Molinero, Christina Tipton, Edward Tipton, Nicholas Angeny, Victoria Cruz and Erin Fenningham (doctor of physical therapy students); Olivia Carter, Julie Krecko and Judy Lee (master of occupational therapy students); and Rohan Nainan and Jubin Saji (pre-pharmacy).

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Seton Hall University announced the following students qualified for dean’s list and congratulates them for their outstanding academic achievements: Emma Birney, Gabriella Bryce, Madelyn Elliott, Amanda Powell and Corinne Roonan.

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Widener University, in partnership with NBC10, recognized winners of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards.

Local honorees were Dernaly Peralta, who attends Esperanza Academy Charter High School and volunteers to support people diagnosed with terminal cancer and helps tutor middle school students; Jayda DeNofa, who attends New Foundations Charter High School and serves as a student leader, ambassador and mentor for her school; Kathryn Neibauer, who attends Philadelphia Academy Charter High School and is a member of the autism awareness group and LGBTQ club; and Tyler Markward, who attends Roman Catholic High School and serves as an ambassador and tutor in his school.

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Cedar Crest College’s Amanda Connell worked with the Robeson County Church and Community Center in Lumberton, North Carolina during spring break. Students created a more open and functional space through painting, floor merchandise display updates, an updated merchandise floor plan and processing donations.

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Gettysburg College history major Ashley Sonntag studied abroad in Norway. 

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Kailea Schwartz was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Schwartz is pursuing a degree in biology at Widener University. ••